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TREATY -WTJL'H BHARAT-PUK,   1805  A.B.                                   45
survived only a few days.    He was buried in the Cantonment Cemetery, where
a monument* is erected to his memory with the following inscription : —
" Sacred to the mcmary of Major-General Henry Fraser, of His Majesty's llth Eegiment of
Foot, who commanded the 'British Army at the battle of Diilg on the 13th of November, 1804,
and by his judgmeut and valour achieved an important and glorious victory. He died in con-
sequence of a wound he received when leading- on the troops, and was interred here on the 25th
of November, 1804, in the 40th year of his age. The aimy lament his loss with the deepest
Borrow ; his country regards his heroic coad;*cfc with grateful admiration ; history will record
his fame and perpetuate the glory of his illustrious deeds.'*
Holkar, who lmd fled for refuge to the fort of Bhnmt-pur, was pursued
by General Lake and hi.s surrender demanded ; but Kanjit refused to give
him up. The fort was thereupon besieged ; Kanjit made a memorable defence,
and repelled four assaults with a loss to the besiegers of 3,000 men, but finally
made overtures for poace, which were accepted on the 4th of May, 1805. A
new treaty was concluded, by which he agreed to pay an indemnity of twenty
lakhs of rupees, seven of which were subsequently remitted, and was guaran-
teed in the territories which he held previously to the accession of the British
Government. The parganas granted to him In 1 #03 were resumed.
Banjit died that same year, leaving four sons,—Randhir, Baladeva,
Harideva, and Lachhman. He was succeeded by the eldest, Bandhir,. who
died in 1822, leaving the throne to his brother, Baladeva.f After a rule of.
about 18 months he died, leaving a son, Balavant, then six years of age. He
was recognized by the British Government, but his cousin, Durjan Sal, who
liad also advanced claims to the succession on Bandhir's death, rose up against
him and had him cast into prison. Sir David Qdbterlony, the Resident at
Delhi, promptly moved out a force in support of the rightful heir, but their
march was stopped by a peremptory order from Lord Amherst, who, in
accordance with the disastrous policy of non-interference which was thea in
vogue, considered that the recognition of the heir-apparent during the life of
his father did not impose on the Government any obligation to maintain him.
in opposition to the presumed wishes of the chiefs and people. Vast prepara-
tions werp made, with the secret support of the neighbouring Rajput and
Mahratta States, and at last, when the excitement threatened a protracted war> *
the Governor-General reluctantly confirmed the eloquent representations of
* To judge from the extreme clumsiness both of the design and execution, the Irregular
spacing of the lnscriptloBs and the quaint shape of some of the letters, this must h&Te been one
of the very first attempts of a native maaon to work on European instructions.
f RandJbir Sinh and Baiadera Sinh are commemorated by two handsome chhatkies on the
margin, of the Mauasi Granga at Gofoardhan.